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  1. Rob McCormick . 5th Annual Shreddit Showdown Entry

    Rob McCormick . Adult Entry Home Mountain: Sugar Bowl    
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  2. EXTENDED ENTRY DATE: SHREDDIT SHOWDOWN SKI MOVIE CONTEST

    EXTENDED ENTRY DATE: SHREDDIT SHOWDOWN SKI MOVIE CONTEST

    We have extended the deadline to enter your 3 minute ski edit in the Shreddit Showdown Ski Movie Contest to March 17th.  With the lack of snow in the first half of winter, movie making was a bit of a challenge. We understand that and that's way we have extended the deadline to enter your movie. You now have until...
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  3. Enter Your Shreddit Showdown Ski Movie Here

    Enter Your Shreddit Showdown Ski Movie Here

    GRAND PRIZE - Your choice of any Blizzard ski and Tecnica ski boot Second Place - Your choice of any ski jacket and pant Adult choose from FlyLow, Teen and Grom choose from Orage Third Place - Your choice of any Smith helmet and goggle The Silver Bullet Award - A Backcountry Access Avalanche Airbag People's choice in...
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  4. Is there really such a thing as Featherless Down?

    Is there really such a thing as Featherless Down?

    Featherless down, is there really such a thing? The answer, yes and no. No, because down is feather, that would be like inventing a product called waterless H2O. Yes, because 3M’s featherless down looks and feels like real down with the warmth of natural down. Here’s the really cool thing about featherless down, unlike duck down synthetic down is...
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  5. Hotronic Heat Socks XLP One . Cold Feet a Thing of the Past

    Hotronic Heat Socks XLP One . Cold Feet a Thing of the Past

    Cold feet at the altar, we can’t help you with that; cold feet on the mountain, we got you covered with the Heat Socks XLP One. Now these hotties aren’t for everyone, but if you’re the skier that’s out there in the coldest conditions, when the skiing is extraordinary and your feet are about to turn blue these heated socks...
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  6. Signs of the Season

    Signs of the Season

    by Edith Thys-Morgan racerex.com Last weekend, I saw this sign in Killington Ski Club (thanks for pointing it out Chuck!), and it reminded me that it’s time to do a little prep work for ski season. Usually this time of year is when I roll out some reading resources for parents to help them keep their eyes on...
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  7. Granite Chief's 5th Annual Shreddit Showdown | Ski Movie Contest Details

    Granite Chief's 5th Annual Shreddit Showdown | Ski Movie Contest Details

    The Shreddit Showdown is a Ski Movie Contest! Filmmakers have all season to gather their squad and hit the slopes, park, or head into the backcountry to film their best shots and produce a winning 3-minute ski movie edit.  The top 3 finalists of each age group get to sit back and watch their edit while the entire theater hoots...
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  8. Sierra Avalanche Center | In Depth Dedication To Avalanche Awareness

    Sierra Avalanche Center | In Depth Dedication To Avalanche Awareness

    If you venture out in the winter world around Tahoe, you most likely have heard of the Sierra Avalanche Center. If you consider yourself an avid backcountry person you definitely (should) know of the Sierra Avalanche Center. To say your life could depend upon it is not being overly theatrical. SAC, as it is often referred to, has been in existence...
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  9. The Story of Bill, Vieve, Bob, Polymer Polytetrafluoroethylene & Gore-Tex

    The Story of Bill, Vieve, Bob, Polymer Polytetrafluoroethylene & Gore-Tex

    If it's true that weather patterns run in cycles, we're in for another big winter. Big winters for Tahoe and the Sierra can mean everything from feet of dry powder to feet of the heavy wet stuff. We pretty much can get it all in a single ski season. That's why apparel engineered for the extreme is so important in...
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  10. Donner Summit Rock Climbing | Fall Climbing is the Best Climbing

    Donner Summit Rock Climbing | Fall Climbing is the Best Climbing

    Ask most climbers and you’ll get the same answer – the best climbing days are in the Fall.  Before the scourge of pumpkin spice everything floods the market we start to hear talk of Sendtember and Rocktober filling the hashtag lines on social feeds.  The cooler temps and lighter crowds make Fall the official unofficial flagship season of rock climbers...
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